Clearview National April 2018 - Issue 197 - Page 22

PROUD SPONSOR OF INDUSTRY NEWS INDUSTRYNEWS £5m investment in plant and technology » » IN THE FACE OF A RELATIVELY FLAT market, VEKA Group knows that investment is the best way to support customers and stay at the forefront of the industry. 2018 sees the industry-leading PVCu systems supplier expected to invest £5M in facilities, plant and technology at its Burnley- based site. VEKA Group MD Dave Jones explains: “We have an exciting programme of developments planned for 2018, to continue providing our customers with the very highest levels of service. “The focus of investment will be our lamination department. This is an area of the business that we have seen continue to grow year on year, in response to consumer demand. Currently, over 33% of VEKA Group sales are foiled product, and we are focussed on preparing for continued expansion in this area. “We’re in the process of acquiring a building adjacent to the existing VEKA HQ which would allow the current 380,000 sq. ft site to expand by a further 40,000 sq. ft and will enable us to potentially increase lamination capacity by a further 50%.” www.vekauk.com ‘PIVOTAL’ YEAR FOR HOME IMPROVEMENT COMPANY » » A WORTHING BASED HOME improvement company has reported a tenth consecutive year of growth and said that a pivotal number of contract wins in 2017 has put the business in a position of strength moving forward. In the year up to January 2018, Newview Windows and Conservatories saw forward work climb from £4.2 million to £6.5 million – a 55 percent increase – thanks to a rise in the number of retail and commercial contracts the company has won recently. During this period Newview also saw staff numbers rise to over 50 and the business commenced a major contract win with London City Airport. The company won the contract to install noise-reducing windows on homes around London City Airport and has employed Gary Ward to head up the project. London City Airport recently gained permission to begin its £400m expansion programme. 22 » A PR 2018 » CL EARVI E W- UK . C O M Cosy comfort on site Snickers Hoodies have long been favorites among professional craftsmen and women - so the new range of knitted hoodies is set to be a big hit. » » THERE’S A ‘FULL ZIP’ OR ‘OVER- Head’ option and they’re the ideal combination with Snickers’ First and Second Layer Undergarments and can comfortably be worn under a jacket on chilly days. ‘these hardworking hoodies are great for all trades on site’ The expansion will involve extending a terminal, constructing seven new aircraft stands, and adding a parallel taxiway. The programme is expected to take around four years to complete and residents have been offered sound-proofed windows to minimise the disruption caused to them by the b Z[[ܚ[[X\]Y[Z\ܘY\K]H۝[\ܘ\H\Yۋ\\[ۜ[HXK[[Y܈^B\] \H\ܚ[Y\\BܙX]܈[Y\ۈ]KXYHHHK\XHXX܂^HYY\^x&]H[Y\XB][[H\[\š[\Y\]]H۝ ^H[™X]\H[[Z\ZXH \[YۚX\›[\HYX[܈\[Hٚ[[˂˛]ݚY]ZY\˘˝Z˜ۚX\ܚX\˝Z